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Adopt-A-Stream Training

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THEARC: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus

1801 Mississippi Avenue, S.E.

Washington, DC 20020

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Learn how you can help us make changes to our waters

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Join the Alice Ferguson Foundation and Rock Creek Conservancy for our residential Adopt-A-Stream program!

This project will give interested leaders an opportunity to track levels of trash within DC's waterways utilizing the same resources and tools that researchers use to collect information on the Anacostia River's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for trash. This citizen-science collected data will then be shared with the District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to help improve waterway quality in DC.

Interested leaders must sign up for the next Adopt-A-Stream Training on Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the THEARC located in Washington, DC. Transit details are included below. At the training leaders will learn about trash issues in DC Waterways and how to effectively track and document trash levels.

Space is limited! Please RSVP here.

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What - The training will equip volunteers with the necessary information to track trash in a selected DC waterway. Trainees will also gain valuable tools as to how to successfully host trash cleanup efforts with volunteer energy.

As part of the training, volunteers will be taking a quick walk to a local waterway to see examples of trash and how to ID. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes that may get a little dirty while walking in the park.

When - Saturday, March 07, 2020 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where - THEARC - 1801 Mississippi Avenue, S.E. WDC 20020 - THEARC is metro accessible via the Southern Avenue Metro station on the Green Line. There is also a parking lot, street parking, and metro buss access.

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